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Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016

Looking Back 6/14

Monday, June 14, 2004

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Ninety-six men will leave next week for induction into the armed services of the United States at Jefferson Barracks. Sikestonians leaving include: Allen Franklin, Gerald Elwood Castleberry and Bernie Lee Seagraves.

SIKESTON - The John Edwards store on Highway 60 west is again open for business after a fire destroyed virtually all stock and fixtures in the store several weeks ago.

40 years ago

CHARLESTON - The Sisters of the Most Precious Blood of St. Henry's Catholic Church entertained Sunday afternoon with an open house at their new home on North Third Street.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Shirley Ling of New Madrid and Ruby Butler of Charleston were two of the first winners of The Daily Standard Newso Bingo. Playing cards can be obtained from various merchants and new games are started weekly. A prize of $100 is made available weekly.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - New members were elected for three-year terms on the Kenny Rogers Cerebral Palsy Center Board. Melody Hutson is board president. Serving from Scott County are Courtney Corbett, Tony Barborek, Gladys Hillis, David Teachout, Lee Brooks, Harlan Duncan, Gayle Strickland Green, Jerry Pullen and Ted Berberich. Also elected to serve on the board are Paul Northington and Darlene Klipfel from New Madrid County and Stuart Bain and Marty Hutcheson from Mississippi County.

SIKESTON - Winners of the most photogenic Little Mr. and Miss Belle contest were: Zachary Bryan, son of Bethley and Mike Bryan of Sikeston; Brook Smith of Sikeston, daughter of Michael and Pamela Smith; and Jody Hackson, son of Lynne and Kenny Jackson of Sikeston.